electro-pneumatic firing mechanism made to work?

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Postby fullmetaljacket » Sat Jan 06, 2007 1:51 am

... apparently, check out the M2HB airsoft replica at <b><a href="http://www.pipersprecisionproducts.com/">P3</a></b>, clucking bell!

500 fps with an 8mm BB has got to hurt, especially with that rate of fire [:0]
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Postby Numbuh 16 » Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:18 am

OH SHI-
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Postby shadowscion » Sat Jan 06, 2007 3:11 pm

Jeez that thing is more badass then his other stuff.
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Postby fullmetaljacket » Sat Jan 06, 2007 3:35 pm

That's what I thought, I mean I love the BRAAAAAP! of a gatling as much as the next man but that solid DAKKA-DAKKA-DAKKA-DAKKA! is something I've always wanted to acheive...
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Postby Mr.Plow » Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:36 pm

Really, though, it wouldn't be impossible for many here to duplicate, especially those familiar with airsoft. Hook a small DC motor to a revolving disc with intermittent gaps where brushes can sweep across its surface. Each time the brushes leave the gap and contact the conductive surface of the disc, it would open a solenoid valve and a simple blow forward (or, even easier, a bolt connected to the rotation of the disc that moves foreward and backwards like inside a real airsoft gun) would load a BB for each shot. Because he's using an autowinding mag, reloading is no problem. Add in a 1200 dollar M2 body from a different company and there you go. It's still impressive, but the fact that he didn't manufacture the body itself is disappointing.
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